The ambient kitchen: a pervasive sensing environment for situated services

Pham, Cuong, Hooper, Clare, Lindsay, Stephen, Jackson, Dan, Shearer, John, Wagner, Jurgen, Ladha, Cassim, Ladha, Karim, Plötz, Thomas and Olivier, Patrick (2012) The ambient kitchen: a pervasive sensing environment for situated services. In: Demonstration in the Designing Interactive Systems Conference (DIS 2012),, 11 - 15 June 2012, Newcastle Upon Tyne.

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In this paper we describe the demonstration of the Ambient Kitchen, a pervasive sensing environment designed for improving cooking skills, promoting healthier eating, and helping cognitively impaired people to live more independent in their own homes. The kitchen is instrumented with an embedded sensing infrastructure including RFID, Newcastle University Culture lab’s proprietary wireless accelerometers (WAX), microphone, camera, pressure sensors and tablet computers. Several applications including real-time activity recognition, recipe displays, and real-time food recognition are deployed in our kitchen.

Keywords:embedded sensors, kitchen utensils, accelerometers
Subjects:G Mathematical and Computer Sciences > G440 Human-computer Interaction
Divisions:College of Science > School of Computer Science
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